CLYDE EUGENE WELLS,
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90, of Cass City died Tuesday, May 28, 2019 following a lengthy illness in Medilodge of Cass City. He was born September 18, 1928 in Muskegon to Milfred and Helen (Posey) Wells. He married Georgene “Pat” H. Tate on August 3, 1951 in First Baptist Church of Cass City.
Clyde graduated from Allegan High School in 1947, where he earned fourteen letters playing football, basketball, baseball, and track. Having received all conference, honorable mention and all state in football, he was inducted into the Allegan High School Hall of Fame. Clyde attended Grand Rapids Bible School and Seminary where he met his future wife, Pat. Together they worked at Youth Haven Boy’s Home in Muskegon for three years until it closed. Clyde and Pat moved to Cass City, where he got a job with Walbro Corporation and worked for twenty-five years. He enjoyed golf and worked at Rolling Hills Golf Course repairing golf carts. Later, Clyde started his own golf cart repair business, Quality Golf. He loved the challenge of fixing things. Clyde was a Cub Scout Leader for seventeen years and pastored two churches, one in Caseville and the other in Clifford. Clyde and Pat were great Red Hawk fans and supporters. They supplied and laundered towels for both Junior Varsity and Varsity Basketball teams. When it became difficult for Clyde to drive at night, they rode the bus to games. He and Pat were active members of First Baptist Church of Cass City.
Clyde is survived by his wife, Pat; their children: Steven (Charla) Wells of Riviera Beach, FL; Sandy Sherman of Cass City; Sheryl (Jeff) Parker of Woodstock, GA; Sharon (Rob) Groenewold of Holland; grandchildren: Micaiah Wells, Jobeth (Bill) Syers, Nate Sherman, James (Carla) Parker, Chase Parker, Courtney (David) Knewtson, Kaylee (Tyler) Flieman, Brittney (Quinten) Steenwyk, Garrett Groenewold; great-grandchildren: Carter Meinert, Brennon Syers, Dustin Syers, Luke Parker, Noah Parker, Brooke Parker; a brother, Jack (Marge) Wells of West Palm Beach, FL; many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his twin infant grandchildren, Gabriella Wells and Jedidiah Wells; brothers: Edward (Elaine) Wells, Kenneth (Eleanor) Wells.
Funeral service held 1:00 p.m. Monday, June 3, 2019 in Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City with Pastor Christian Wright of First Baptist Church of Cass City and Pastor Mark Shaw of Calvary Baptist Church of Greenville officiating. Interment is in Elkland Township Cemetery. Pallbearers for Mr. Wells will be: Micaiah Wells, Nate Sherman, Chase Parker, Garrett Groenewold. Memorials may be made to Kranz Funeral Home for the benefit of the Wells family. Family and friends may share memories, prayers and photos with the family at www.kranzfuneralhome.com.
Visitation: 3 to 5 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, June 2, 2019 in Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City
12 to 1 p.m. Monday, June 3, 2019 in Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City
Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City, Michigan
Debra L. Kranz, 989-872-2195